Pee For Protest

I suppose this is a form of Gandhigiri:

Vatal Nagaraj has challenged the Governor, Chief Minister, Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court and Chief Secretary to find public toilets to relieve themselves between their offices and the Lalbagh.

Kannada Chalavali Vatal Paksha president has reiterated that he would continue his unique protest of “urinating” in front of residences of dignitaries to draw the attention of State Government to build sufficient number of public toilets, from March 7.

“The Governor, the Chief Minister, the Chief Justice and the Chief Secretary should leave their air-conditioned offices and join me in a walk to Lalbagh to find public toilets,” he said at a press conference on Wednesday. “On March 7, with all my supporters and citizens, I am going to pee in front of the residence of Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa. I will also do it in front of the houses of all MPs, MLAs, MLCs and the elected members of zilla panchayats, taluk panchayats and other local governments,” Mr. Nagaraj said.

Cunning stunt, though if the dude tries it in Mumbai, people may not even realise that he’s protesting. Some would argue that simply voting is a better form of protest, but given the choices we have in the political marketplace, I can see why Nagaraj prefers peeing as political expression. At least some relief will come.

(HT: Girish SV.)